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Die Physiker Andre Greim und Konstantin Novoselov entdeckten 2004 in Manchester das erste zweidimensionale Material: Graphen ist eine extrem dünne Schicht aus Kohlenstoff, die sich durch besonders nützliche Eigenschaften auszeichnet. Sie ist transparent, leitfähig und dabei extrem stark und reißfest...

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Iron oxide particles are very attractive to hydrocarbons In future, it could be possible to remove oil spills on the surface of the ocean by using magnets. An interdisciplinary group of researchers at FAU led by Prof. Dr. Marcus Halik has developed functionalised iron oxide particles that can attra...

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Humans have been over-exploiting the planet. The result – fossil resources are running out. Scientists at FAU are researching into alternatives By Luisa Macharowsky and Andreas Kunkel ‘It’s 2125 and the last supplies of coal are being shared out. They will probably only last around a month, at...